Action, ability, and health

essays in the philosophy of action and welfare by Lennart Nordenfelt

Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston

Written in English
Published: Pages: 173 Downloads: 710
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Subjects:

  • Medical care -- Philosophy,
  • Medical ethics,
  • Action theory,
  • Action (Philosophy)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-170) and index.

Statementby Lennart Nordenfelt.
SeriesInternational library of ethics, law, and the new medicine -- v. 1.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR723 .N657 2000, R723 .N657 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 173 p. ;
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18139702M
ISBN 100792362063
LC Control Number00024916

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